Journal: News & Comment

Wednesday, December 11, 2002
# 8:46:00 AM:

Hidden view

Permalinks to this entry: individual page or in monthly context. For more material from my journal, visit my home page or the archive.

The New York Times reports (free registration required) that, when forced to make snap decisions under time pressure or stress, people often fall back on racial stereotypes, even when we are consciously unprejudiced. In research studies, people "are often upset at having displayed biases that they neither agreed with nor approved of."

You can test some of your own hidden biases online. I was sad to find my own.


Journal Archive »

Template BBEdited on 29-Apr-2010

Site problems? Gripes? Angst? - e-mail
Site contents © 1997–2007 by Derek K. Miller

You may use content from this site non-commercially if you give me credit, under the terms of my Creative Commons license.

eXTReMe Tracker